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Salesforce.com: “Behind the cloud”, shines the sun

Challenge to Learn

wrote, with the help of my family, every card by hand with a story that we visited Paris and found the way thanks to the new route planner of Locatienet. I have read the book ‘ Behind the cloud ‘ by Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce and I liked it a lot. He describes in 111 plays how Salesforces grew from idea to billion dollar company. just picked some parts I liked the most.

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Hand-picked Resources to Help You Become an Instructional Designer

SHIFT eLearning

With the coming of the Internet, gathering information on almost everything under the sun has become easier than ever before. We have put together a list of Web resources to help you get hold of the most comprehensive and authentic sources of information on eLearning and instructional design. Just type a few words and Google will throw up tons of information. But there's a catch.

Four ways that Hollywood can help us connect with learners

Spicy Learning

Here I’ve put together four ways to help you bring a touch of tinsel-town to your training…. 1. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave Life of Pi four out of four stars, referring to it as ‘a miraculous achievement of storytelling and a landmark of visual mastery.’. But forgetting about God, miracles and tigers for one moment, can Hollywood help us transform a dull health and safety manual into an exciting e-learning course? As an e-learning designer, there are many things I love about Hollywood! Adaptation is really about storytelling. Life of Pi is a good example.

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Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

At the CLO Symposium, Karie Willyerd showed samples of how Sun Microsystems is preparing to greet the workforce of 2020. Sun is constructing a platform that makes the nuggets available; you can mine for them however you choose. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes. What we’re really doing is building networks to help us all work more effectively.

5 tips to help you sell your eLearning courses

eFront

Here are a few tips to help you with this. 1. Don’t see their criticism defensively; what they really do is help you market-optimize your business. If, for example, you sell guitar lessons, ads in magazines like “Guitar World” or “Rolling Stone” will get you more students than one in the New York Times or The Sun, even if more people read the latter.

The sun sets on Becta

Learning with e's

Isn't this also the way Specialist Status Colleges disseminate their funding down through their network of feeder primary schools? I see the opportunity here for a modern day version of Illich's 'Learning Webs' where we help each other more, and through the use of social media, it is emminently achievable. Now here's to a future where teachers help each other more.

5 tips to help you sell your eLearning courses

eFront

Here are a few tips to help you with this. 1. Don’t see their criticism defensively; what they really do is help you market-optimize your business. If, for example, you sell guitar lessons, ads in magazines like “Guitar World” or “Rolling Stone” will get you more students than one in the New York Times or The Sun, even if more people read the latter.

Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

The sun was shining, the view of the harbour was stunning, I was excited about the material I was about to deliver, and by the first morning break of a two-day project-management course it had already become a fiasco. colleague, Sylvie Vanasse, helped me to develop it further and inspired me to make this available as the equivant of open-source technology. Or not. off” culture fails.

5 Tips for Achieving Unprecedented Training Success

Kirkpatricks

This week, we revisit the progress of Rob Berry, winner of last year's Don Kirkpatrick Scholarship awarded by the Valley of the Sun chapter of ATD. Read on to get 5 straightforward tips from Rob that can help you achieve the same remarkable results Rob's team has experienced unprecedented training success in their organization since implementing new strategies based on the Kirkpatrick methodology.

An Inside Look on Life as an Inkblot: Inkling’s 2016 Summer Picnic

Inkling

We opened the invitation to friends and family, so we could get to know those special connections that help shape Inkblots into who they are. We’re so used to creating meetings on the calendar with agendas and goals, but sometimes we need a little help to take off our work hats to start different kinds of conversations and create new types of relationships. We enlisted a professional to help us do just that. Luckily, like the nursery rhyme goes, up came the sun and dried up all the rain. Inkling is made up of amazing Inkblots. What’s that saying? Inkling News

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Jing tool for help or FAQ movies

Ignatia Webs

Today I used Jing to make a help movie. After the installation a small 'sun' will be put on the desktop. That 'sun' gives you access to the controls of Jing. The 'more' option gives you acces to limited essentials: send feedback, preferences, help and quit. You can also add a hotkey and select where the launcher (= 'sun') will show on your desktop. you are on!

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Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning

Vignettes Learning

Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comHow much does it cost to purchase an iPod Touch? Imagine what you can do providing learning through on-the-need basis. See the YouTube video. Amazing! The technology is phenomenal.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Not that brilliant sales program you helped to design – but the bad, the boring and the “Kill me now” stuff. The sun is bright here in 2016 with exciting ways to change up the training perception. In short, ask for help. People need help now , not when we decide to host a workshop. Oh, crap. There goes my day. Maybe this time I’ll learn something. ” Sigh.

Team Learning Up With Talent

CLO Magazine

To do that, learning leaders need to get much closer to talent leaders to help identify those business problems and figure out how learning can help solve them. For instance, by working with recruiters and hiring managers, they can help bolster the value of an organization’s brand to attract new recruits. Lean In to Learning. This is where some CLOs fall short.

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Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Performance Learning Productivity

This book is very helpful in that way and builds on the work of others such as Gloria Gery, Mary Broad and Harold Stolovitch. Measuring Time by Observation For millennia people measured time based on the position of the sun. When the sun was directly overhead it was noon. Each city had its mechanical clock which was set by the angle of the sun at noon.

Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study

G-Cube

The Solution: As a starting point, the Client shared existing written material that helped us understand the values but we realized we needed to adopt a separate delivery mechanism for the employees to truly perceive the worth of the values. Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world. million customers has a talent pool of about 15,000 committed employees. Benefits.

Developer Diaries: Using a Drawing Tablet Instead of a Mouse

eLearning Brothers

have used ergonomic mice to help in the past, and they do help to an extent. Recently, when I needed to add two shadows for chairs to match the light for a background (the sun was coming through window), a tablet made it so much easier to draw the shadow. What do you do to help with ergonomics as you develop your eLearning? It’s ergonomic. To get a little personal.

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Utilizing The Graphical Element In e-Learning Development: 5 Options To Choose From

G-Cube

Not only does it help anticipate the learner appreciation, it also helps to steer clear what the learner might NOT like or understand. For quick response time and timely action of an employee, the image of the rising sun was shown. Images and graphics have always been a part of learning and e-learning is also no exception. And working around them is possible.

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The 12 Days of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

As you can see, our experience spans across many different verticals and no two projects are the same, so we can build anything under the sun. When Andrew and Shawn Scivally launched the company, they wanted to help eLearning professionals develop great training courses. We figured that this dizzying path couldn’t be the best way to help our customers. Learning Objectives.

4 Writing Tips for Better Learning Content

Trina Rimmer

Keeping your writing succinct and purposeful helps your audience focus on the most critical information, shows respect for their time and energy, and increases the odds of the really important bits actually sticking. A SME hands you their source material for a critical training project. Well, neither will your audience. So now what? Speak to the individual. Use the “we-we” test. BEFORE: Too.

Mobile Video Recording – TechSmith Tips

Visual Lounge

And also, try to avoid getting the sun, bright lights, or windows pointing directly into the shot. We hope this was helpful and gave you some insight on ways that you can shoot your next mobile video. Hi everyone, my name is Mike and I am the video marketing specialist here at TechSmith Corporation. Lighting. Shot Composition. Audio. Lighting. So if you can, avoid dark areas. Camera+.

Writing & Grammar: Writing Badly

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

We also have the helping verb  should in front of complete. Let's take that helping verb should and change it into a static concept: is necessary. chill wind brushed the treetops, ( then /than) the sun rose. by Jennie Ruby. One of the most basic facts about the English language is that sentences are made of nouns and verbs. The strongest sentences have people as nouns and their actions as verbs. The first step in writing badly is to get rid of the people as subjects and transform active verbs into abstract nouns. The action verbs are complete and start. Great!

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Outdoor Safety Tips

OpenSesame

Environmental factors also contribute to heat stress, such as direct sun, heat and humidity, limited air movement (low or no wind), hot equipment, reflected heat from the ground or objects, physical exertion, workload activity, clothing or personal protective equipment. Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries offers these tips to help thwart heat stress:  . Heat Stress.

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Video-Based Learning Within Available Budget: 5 Tips For Creating Effective Videos

G-Cube

But there is a way out of it – and the good thing is you can get the learners themselves to help! With the help of textual content, qualities are displayed on screen that create visual stimuli that will aid recall in learners when they want to apply the value on to work. As a medium, videos can be combined with other learning platforms like an online chat room or video conferencing.

5 Enemies to Your Perfect Quality Assurance Process

eLearning Brothers

Sun Tzu explained in the Art of War   that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss. Copy/paste is a fantastic tool for writers and developers to save time by using content they have already created to help new content get developed faster.  It is also one of the biggest perpetrators of errors in your content. 

Lots of free learnin’ going on

George Siemens

More info soon on sign up. 4. I’m helping to organize an online conference – Follow the Sun – a multi-day, 24 hour per day, online conference with keynotes addressing various aspects of how technology is influencing various knowledge domains 2012 is shaping up to be a good year for open online learning experiences (Sanford is actively promoting open courses , David Wiley is running an openness in education course , Alec Couros will likely be doing his EC&I831 again, etc.). I’m involved in several open online learning projects this year: 1.

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How to be a learning mythbuster

Making Change

What can help us debunk this? It might help convince people who need to see that many experts argue against learning styles. It’s also helpful to dip into research compilations in our spare moments. Expose myths to the sun. “Wait, we can’t design the training that way, because Zeus will rain down fire as punishment!” They’re not real.

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Self-determination at work

Learning and Working on the Web

It makes sense to stay above the day-to-day details in order to help steer the business. Examples include AES , Buurtzorg , FAVI , Morning Star , RHD , Sun Hydraulics , and Patagonia. There’s a common saying that entrepreneurs should work on the business, and not in the business. Perhaps it’s time to think of all businesses as networks of entrepreneurs. Source: Wikipedia.

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Selfie number 7

Learning with e's

She was one of the founders of the Reform Symposium, a very popular 72 hour, follow the sun online event with facilitators on 3 separate continents. She has an insatiable appetite for helping others to learn, and pours all of her considerable energy into supporting and developing teachers. Previous selfie posts can also be viewed on this blog. Above all, she is an innovator.

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Bloomsburg Students and Alumni Doing Great Things

Kapp Notes

The ELC is focused on helping students and faculty members start businesses. Alumni Stacey Bennett, a Senior Instructional Technologist at Aetna describing how her team used ideas from last semester’s exercise to help a project they are building. Students have been bridging the gap between studying and the world-of-work and the results have been remarkable. Starting a Business.

Nine years old

Learning with e's

The fields were golden and the sun was shining. Another, more capable child was assigned to help him. Several summers ago, I found myself driving past my old primary school. pulled off the road, and parked my car on a grassy verge. stepped out and gazed around. Only a few white, wispy clouds drifted overhead, and a faint breeze ruffled my hair. gazed over at my old primary school.

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What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. Individual attention, immediate help and support from trainer and participants including practice of the subject and solving problems right here and now. Is there scope for co-existence?

3rd Party Integrations with Lectora

Everything E-Learning

We wanted to do better than that, and with some help from Trivantis we achieved what no other authoring tool in the world can do. During the day he manages a customer simulation platform BranchTrack.com (do check it out!), but when the sun sets he dons a mask and a cape and helps Lectora newbies on forums around the world. Create an external HTML object. Set it to correct size.

Localization & Training: The Logistics of On-Site Interpretation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Sun Tzu is credited with saying "The line between disorder and order lies in logistics." Preparing in advance for these important details will help ensure the success of your training program with a multi-lingual audience. by Jen Weaver. " As professional trainers, you know this truth all too well. The most well written curriculum can become futile if logistics get in the way, and few logistical tasks will impact your class more hazardously than the need for an on-site interpreter. The more LEPs in your course, the more logistical considerations arise.

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Talent vs Labour

Learning and Working on the Web

Through the 1970s, owners moved jobs to Sun Belt right-to-work states. If we want to help people, we need to help each person become Talent. Are you talent or labour? The difference may be very important. According to a recent article in the  New York Times , talent is getting into a position to be able to push capitalism around, but not labour. itashare.

The Mobile Learning Ecosystem I – 10 Important Questions

Upside Learning

3.What resources does it consume? – Any ecosystem depends on the sum of resources available (in essence energy); in nature it is the sun that drives most of the system by providing infinite energy coupled with naturally occurring resources such as nitrogen and carbon. Would a learning network help a company become dominant in innovation and business? value for the learning ecosystem).

A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials

Learnkit

Find a company that not only aligns with your passions but can contribute to helping you achieve an ultimate goal. You’d be surprised by how much you can learn from others, and how supportive your current team will be in helping you achieve that. Before you begin I’d like you to clear your mind of these thoughts and just listen. Now in my experiences, I’ve found that this can be true.

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You Can Do Anything

Marcia Conner

” He did this to help me build pathways to envision I could do almost anything. said, “I couldn’t walk through the sun unassisted.” What mental roadblocks are you helping your employees dismantle? Walking through the sun, however, still eludes me. ” A professor-friend recently opened his graduate management course with this question.

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Recap ATD China Summit 2015

Kapp Notes

We had headsets for interpreters to help use understand when a Chinese speaker spoke and they had headsets to help understand when English speakers presented. Also helping to moderate the event was ATD’s own Wei Wang who manages ATD International Partners from more than 20 different continues. Karl Kapp and Ivy Sun at the ATD China Summit. Pac Man Cafe.

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Experiencing a Realistic Simulation at Training2014

Kapp Notes

Yes we do talk about geeky training stuff as well as everything else under the sun. The company helps war fighters and others to prepare for chaos, uncertainty and the fog of operations in hostile environments. (Scroll Down to Simulation , if you want to get right the simulation part of this post.). Last week, I had a wonderful time at Training 2014. The venue in San Diego is great.

Hands On: How to Produce Your Own Video Resume

Visual Lounge

Getting feedback from another set of eyes and ears can only help, especially if you’re not used to speaking into a camera. If you have windows in the shot or have them in the room, be aware of the sun or clouds changing positions. This is important, since this will help you later when editing. Part 1: Pre-Production. What points do I want to highlight on my resume?

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Learning and Working on the Web

They include organizations of all types, such as AES , Buurtzorg , FAVI , Morning Star , RHD , Sun Hydraulics , and Patagonia. The examples in this book should help to change anyone’s mind about the need for command and control, or a focus on the bottom line. What is a “Teal Organization”? Wholeness: involving the whole person at work. That’s it.

Overthinking Slideshare

Tayloring it

It seems to be that time of the year when every platform provider under the Sun is emailing me to tell me about my 2013 statistics. If you’d like to discuss how I can help you enhance your and your teams slide-based presentations, please get in touch. How many views my slides have had. How long people watched my videos for. How many bowel movements I’ve made.

My first MOOC

Allison Rossett

Participating in my first MOOC was akin to my early experiences exploring Second Life and other virtual worlds – something new and compelliong under the online-learning sun. Where this takes me is that instructors and administrators are responsible for helping me decide if this is the right course for me. She helps IBMers learn to lead and collaborate, using social technologies.

Writing & Grammar: Apostrophes and Pronouns

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Pronunciation does not help us with other common errors: mixing up possessive pronouns, contractions, and other homonyms (words that sound alike but have different meanings and/or spellings). Last summer we went to the beach and  lay  in the sun for hours. by Jennie Ruby    The apostrophe can indicate possessive or sometimes plural, as we have recently seen. But wait, there's more: the apostrophe can form a contraction: collapsing two words together and leaving out some letters. Possessive. Contraction. Additional homonym. you're.   Whose.